Sasolburg

Jobseekers suffocate in the shade of Sasol’s smokestacks

Metsimaholo municipality residents have accused the chemicals and energy company of not employing locals and of pumping toxic pollutants into the air

Motorists won’t share Sasol’s pain

Solidarity says its go-slow will cost the company millions without jeopardising essential fuel supplies

Sasolburg votes against ‘degeneration’

The industrial town, part of the contested Metsimaholo area, is seeking renewal

Maimane urges Metsimaholo community to vote ANC out once and for all

Mmusi Maimane has urged residents of the Metsimaholo municipality to kick the ANC out of power when they vote in the upcoming by-elections

Elections 2014: Politics is pointless, say Zamdela residents

Zamdela residents were angry with the government a year ago. Many say they will not vote because "politics is pointless".

Can’t touch Vaal at hammer time

An academy dedicated exclusively to one sport is not only frequented by champions, but is also producing them.

Working municipalities the true face of democracy

Local politics may be fraught with animosity, but they are essential for effective governance, writes Gregory Mthembu-Salter.

Fighting for scraps in the Republic of Sasol(burg)

Sasol's intimate involvement in the Free State town's history means the company is a ghostly presence in the contemporary conflagration.

Parys complains — anonymously

Don't be fooled by the genteel silence in the quaint Free State town of Parys -- there are many unchecked emotions rumbling beneath the surface.

Sasolburg: Shifting borders at election time

The Sasolburg riots have raised questions over the timing of municipal boundary changes, and the Free State's premier is shifting the blame.

Zamdela riots force state’s hand — for now

After three days of violent protests on the streets of Zamdela the government buckled and momentarily heeded the demands of residents in the area.
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Weekend 101: Beyonce hits a false note

In this week's Weekend 101 Sasolburg protests turn violent, FNB hurts ANC's feelings and Beyonce gets nailed for 'lip-synching'.

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The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories